5-Star Dialysis Rating System To Debut

'Dialysis Facility Compare' will tabulate publicly reported quality measures, such as transfusion rates and mortality.

HIPAA: Common Patient Info Mistakes

A wide range of patient information is covered under HIPAA privacy statutes, which regulates how information is disclosed.

Kidney Week 2014 Coverage

Check out our complete coverage of the Kidney Week 2014 meeting in Philadelphia.

RUN Social Media Survey

Tell us about your social media habits for a chance to win a free gift card.

Quiz: BCG, Inequalities in Efficacy and ...

A 75-year-old man with significant coronary artery disease and renal insufficiency. Take our latest quiz.

MRA Treatments for ESRD Patients on ...

Recently, increasing attention focused on mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists in treating chronic kidney disease.

JARDIANCE (empagliflozin) for diabetes

Our slideshow reviews drug information for JARDIANCE (empagliflozin) indicated for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Offer Ebola Victims Dialysis If Needed

Dr. Kalantar-Zadeh: Patients with Ebola deserve to be offered renal replacement therapy, even if survival is slim.
Bacillus Calmette-Guerin: Inequalities in Efficacy and Availability

Bacillus Calmette-Guerin: Inequalities in Efficacy and Availability

A 75-year-old man with significant coronary artery disease and renal insufficiency presented with painless gross hematuria and underwent a transurethral ...

Rising Creatinine After Renal Transplantation

Rising Creatinine After Renal Transplantation

A Caucasian woman in her 20s was admitted for acute kidney injury. She had a living-related renal transplant from her ...

Risk of Urine Leak After Nephron-Sparing Surgery

Risk of Urine Leak After Nephron-Sparing Surgery

A 66-year-old man with an incidentally discovered 4.5 cm renal mass with RENAL Nephrometry Score of 2+2+3+p+3=10p underwent a left ...

Assessing Prognosis in a Common Type of Glomerulonephritis?

Assessing Prognosis in a Common Type of Glomerulonephritis?

A 42-year-old Vietnamese man presented for evaluation of microscopic hematuria and apparent chronic kidney disease.

His serum creatinine had ranged from ...

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